The Horizon

IU Southeast to host 21st annual Indiana Latino Leadership Conference

Twelve students as well as IUS professors serve as ambassadors for IU Southeast in their first attendance at the Indiana Latino Leadership Conference. Photo by Meleena Richardson.

Meleena Richardson, Social Media Director

February 24, 2019

“Educación es Poder.” This was the theme of the 20th annual Indiana Latino Leadership Conference. In English, it translates to, “Education is Power.” This phrase holds significant meaning to the Latinx people who attended the 2019 conference in order to network with their peers and fellow ...

Harmony Grillo to speak at IU Southeast

Harmony Grillo is coming to IU Southeast from Los Angeles to speak on human trafficking.

Tessa Arnold, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2019

Harmony Grillo has made it her life passion to help women through their journeys of healing and transformation from sexual exploitation. With her personal experiences, a master’s in social work and evidence-based theories, she sheds light on the life that many women, like herself, get trapped in. ...

Introducing cultures through new dance classes

Adjunct Lecturer in Humanities and dace instructor Jane Blum teaching her class some moves from the Hokey Pokey. Photo by Tessa Arnold

Tessa Arnold, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

Jane Blum has been teaching dance classes at IU Southeast for 17 years. For 16 and a half of those years she has been teaching Ballroom dance, but this semester she is branching out into new areas of dance. First time for everything For the first time Blum has introduced her country western line dance a...

Decades of untapped documents

Pictured above, the microfilm is a long strip of miniature documents. Photo by Kaitlyn Lynn.

Kaitlyn Lynn, staff reporter

February 18, 2019

IU Southeast has many forms of technology available to students and faculty on campus. One piece of technology accessible is a microfilm machine, located on the ground floor of the library next to the 3D printing room. “The microfilm machine is used for reading documents on microfilm and microfiche,” ...

Making courtesy common

Places, glasses and dining utensils are center stage as Mary Starvaggi speaks to students in the Hoosier Room during the etiquette workshop.

Abby Bauerla and Joshua Roy

February 6, 2019

On Feb. 5, 2019, around 40 students came to dine and listen to Mary Starvaggi from Etiquette Advantage, a group that travels around the country speaking at various colleges about the importance of business etiquette while demonstrating proper dining technique. The event was sponsored by the Career Development...

Campus that never sleeps

Fred Jackson portrait. Photo by John Clere.

Callie Manias, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

After classes are finished and students are heading back home or to the lodges, some faculty are just arriving on campus to make sure it’s ready for the next day of classes. “What you do represents what this campus is all about and our responsibility is the safety, health and wellbeing, and ...

Making the call to close campus

Photo by John Renfro

Sarah Magin, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

Last Wednesday, IU Southeast was one of the last universities in the area to announce classes were canceled. IUS students received the official notification at 5:43 a.m., just hours before the first classes would’ve started. That decision was confusing to many students, who received an email on...

IUS Campus Happenings

AUSA's official public to the Department of Education's proposed new Title IX rules.

Ashley Smith, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

IU Southeast’s Student Government held their first meeting of 2019 on Jan. 17. The SGA began its 56th session with three probationary senators. Among the probationaries were neuroscience freshman John Pillow, communications sophomore Zackery McCaslin and biology sophomore Kinise Joseph. The probat...

Horizon Radio: one year later

Horizon Radio: one year later

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

Horizon Radio is IU Southeast’s first and only student-led radio station, launched on Jan. 1, 2018 by IUS Associate Professor of Media and Journalism Adam Maksl. Since the founding of the station, its content has expanded and improved through the addition of new shows, more music, and increased st...

Partial government shutdown brings financial aid uncertainty

Anthony Hodge, undecided sophomore and Jessica Kay, nursing freshman, waiting in line to pay their bursar bills during the first week of classes.

Ashley Smith and Bryce Shreve

January 21, 2019

Since midnight on December 22, 2018, the United States federal government has been partially shut down. President Donald Trump won bigly by drawing it out to be the longest shutdown in our nation's history. Around 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed or working without pay, according to...

IUS fitness center receives equipment upgrade

Graduate student Damon Russel power lifting at the IUS fitness center

Ashley Smith, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2019

The IU Southeast gym is getting a facelift due to a petition that was passed around by Student Government senator Joseph Bortka. The petition received 200 signatures. One of the reasons why Bortka said he took on this project is because of the lack of equipment available in the gym. “There is...